Fruita thrives in its historic role as an agricultural and business center. Winner of the Governor’s Smart Growth and Development award for four straight years, you will be able to see why this growing city manages to maintain its small town charm. Located off I-70 at exit 19, Fruita residents have the luxury of being in the midst of the best Colorado mountain biking terrain, riveting white water rapids and sun soaked hiking trails. June through September the Saturday morning Farmer’s Market on the shady lawn at the Fruita Civic Center is humming with shoppers for the fresh produce, fruit, artesian crafts and homemade goods. Fruita plays hosts to a number of memorable festivals in Colorado. The good time events include “Hometown Christmas”, “Fruita Fall Fest”, “Fat Tire Festival” and the odd ball “Mike the Headless Chicken Festival”. Prospective buyers have the choice of a home on acreage, stylish subdivisions, 55+ retirement community, and condo’s. Freeway access is just minutes away…..15 minutes to Grand Junction…..30 minutes to Western Colorado’s largest regional airport. Family Health West, located in Fruita is a full service hospital and medical facility. In addition there is Oaks Assisted Living, Willows Secure Assisted Living, a nursing home, Alzheimer’s care, hospice and physical therapy. St. Mary’s Hospital in Grand Junction’s is only 15-20 minutes away. Fruita is part of the Mesa County School District 51. There are two elementary schools, Rimrock and Shelledy. Fruita Middle School for grades 6-7, Fruita School for 8-9 and Fruita Monument High School. Fruita has 13 parks throughout the city. The Adobe Creek Golf Course and Clubhouse is convenient for residents and brings the sport, meeting and banquet facilities to the neighborhood. Other services include, library, grocery shopping, banking, restaurants and fast food, recreation center, senior center, parks, trails and an all around great lifestyle. Fruita offers a great locale, pretty residential neighborhoods, excellent city services, affordable homes and a breezy commute. For more information call Sandra 970-261-1686.